Upcoming Events

Sexual Assault Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Phoenix, AZ
SAE Training

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants are invited to attend this five-day, classroom-based sexual assault examiner (SAE) training. Participants will learn the elements of conducting comprehensive adult/adolescent medical forensic examinations in cases involving sexual assault. This 40 hour classroom-based course will cover topics including:

Sexual Assault Examiner Clinical Skills Training in Anchorage, AK
Clinical Training
Anchorage, Alaska

January 15, 2015 - January 16, 2015

Domestic Violence Examiner Training (Classroom-Based) in Anchorage, AK
DVE Training
Anchorage, Alaska

Registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants who have already completed a 40-hour SANE training are invited to attend this three-day, classroom-based domestic violence examiner (DVE) training. Participants will learn the essential skills and knowledge to appropriately care for adult and adolescent patients who have experienced intimate partner violence.  Topics to be covered include:


October 6, 2014

Forensic equipment is available to IHS, Tribal, and Urban Indian healthcare facilities at no cost from the Indian Health Service. Forensic equipment consists of a high-quality digital camera, a laptop installed with Second Opinion software, a tripod, camera lenses, and other accessories housed in a durable storage case. Colposcopes are also available. To receive equipment, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TGYMNSN and complete the form.

September 3, 2013

The Division of Behavioral Health (DBH) at IHS is pleased to announce the launch of its new forensic healthcare Web site.

June 18, 2013

The Tribal Forensic Healthcare Training project is excited to announce the upcoming schedule of Sexual Assault Examiner Classroom Trainings and Clinical Skills Trainings. These multi-day trainings run from September 2014 - February 2015, and are open to registered nurses, advanced practice nurses, physicians, and physician assistants.  Scholarships are available!  Click to read more.

May 10, 2013

For recorded sessions on how to install your forensic equipment and basic tips for using the digital camera and colposcope, visit Second Opinion’s File Sharing Portal at: https://files.secondopinion.net/fs/v.aspx?v=8b6f62889c666eb96f97